John Wall doesn’t love his place on Sports Illustrated’s list of the top 100 NBA players

Sports Illustrated is releasing a list of the Top 100 NBA Players of 2015, an exercise that, no matter the sport, generates debate and outrage from players and fans alike. You may remember that Redskins wideout Pierre Garcon wasn’t pleased with his place on the NFL Network’s list of the top 100 football players of 2014. Anyway, five Wizards appear on SI’s list between 100...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redskins Videobomb Live ESPN Report, Crack Themselves Up (Videos)

The life of an NFL player isn’t all football, all the time. Sometimes, they like to enjoy the simple things in life — like dancing on live TV. When the Washington Redskins realized Monday afternoon that ESPN was filming a live report right outside their practice facility, a few players sprinted out to join the fun. The rest, including receivers DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Redskins players videobomb ESPN live reporter

It is something we have all seen time and time again. A television station sends a live reporter to a scene and someone decides to make faces, yell something inappropriate or try to distract the reporter during their on-air segment. With ESPN and other media outlets descending on the Washington Redskins training facilities today waiting for an update on quarterback Robert Griffin...
Via Down and Distance
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: How realistic are the Houston Texans playoff chances?

Hey Alex, the Houston Texans looked great in their win on Sunday. After a win, and the Indianapolis Colts getting exposed badly against the Denver Broncos, how realistic are the Texans playoff chances? Do you give them a decent shot at winning the AFC South? Trevor, Houston. Hey Trevor, This is a good question, that is obviously too early to answer. However, I think the Texans looked...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Santana Moss not pleased with the handling of being a Week 1 healthy scratch

On Sunday Redskins receiver Santana Moss was in an unfamiliar situation. He was a healthy scratch for the first time in his 14-year NFL career. When the Redskins announced the 45 men that would get to suit up in the pads and uniforms, Moss was not one of them. Instead the Redskins decided to go with five receivers, a move that may be a norm going forward in the season. The Redskins...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: NFL stars read mean tweets on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Jimmy Kimmel continued the success of his “Mean Tweets” segment on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday with NFL stars. Current players like Clay Matthews, Dez Bryant and DeSean Jackson got ripped for their injuries and fashion by people on Twitter. “DeSean Jackson seems like no matter how much money he makes he won’t stop shopping at Express,” his tweet stated. The post...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Snyder: Redskins have ‘started the process’ of designing new stadium

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder told Comcast SportsNet on Wednesday that the organization has “started the process” of designing a new stadium to serve as the team’s home. “Whether it’s Washington, D.C., whether it’s another stadium in Maryland, whether it’s a stadium in Virginia, we’ve started the process,” Snyder said, via CSNWashington.com. “We are...
Via Sports-Glory
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Meriweather suspended two games for hit

The NFL has suspended Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for the first two games of the season after he delivered a helmet-to-helmet hit on Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith. Meriweather was flagged for a personal foul for his hit on Smith in the second quarter of Saturday’s 23-17 preseason loss.  Meriweather was suspended for two games last season...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Washington’s Redskins starting offense this preseason

While the Redskins defense may be improved from last year, it is the offense that will need to carry this team. There are more weapons in Washington right now than there have been in years. With DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon on the outside, along with Jordan Reed at tight end, Robert Griffin III actually has some legitimate targets to throw to. And that’s all without mentioning...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Washington Redskins WR Pierre Garcon’s fantasy ranking

With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins 2014 Position Preview: Wide Receiver

Today we continue our series on previewing the 2014 Washington Redskins in the days before they head into training camp on July 24. We will preview every position on the offense and defense, as well as the special teams and the coaching staff. We have already completed quarterback and running back positions. Today, we continue with the wide receivers. You can find all the position...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre Garcon none too pleased with the Redskins offensive struggles

Washington Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon was not too pleased with the offense’s performance against the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday, to say the least. Garcon had two receptions for 11 yards — more than half of Robert Griffin’s 20 yards passing. Following the Redskins 23-17 loss, he let out his frustration (sort of). Mike Jones of the Washington Post recounts Garcon’s actions...
Via KCM Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

How Many Receivers Will the Redskins Keep on the 53-Man Roster?

How Many Receivers Will the Redskins Keep on the 53-Man Roster? The Washington Redskins added a lot of depth and fire power this off-season by acquiring receivers DeSean Jackson and Andre Roberts. On a team that already had Pierre Garcon that’s quite the upgrade. Defensive coordinators all across the NFL are squirming in the seats [...]
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Orakpo: Johnny Manziel’s middle finger was ‘hilarious’

The Washington Redskins wanted to get a reaction out of Cleveland Browns rookie Johnny Manziel, and they got what they wanted. The Redskins shouted at the former Texas A&M quarterback from the sidelines and reminded him that he was just a rookie and not a college stud. Then Manziel flipped them off, a gesture caught on camera, after a third quarter incompletion during Monday...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things to watch for: Washington Redskins vs. Cleveland Browns

DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon Wide receivers DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon will make their 2014 debuts on Monday night against the Cleveland Browns. We pretty much know what to expect from Garcon but how the newly acquired Jackson fits into the offense is the intriguing question. The Redskins expect big plays from him which will result in double coverage, or at least a safety...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins receiving corps take #HandsUpDontShoot pose, stemming from death of Mike Brown

In one of the more controversial headlines ongoing in the United States is the shooting death of unarmed teenager Mike Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. While all the details to what led to Brown’s death are still forthcoming, people from across the country have posted #HandsUpDontShoot pose on social media. The Washington Redskins receiving corps joined in, becoming...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pierre Garcon returned to practice

Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon returned to practice on Sunday after missing some time with a hamstring injury, per the Washington Post. Wide receiver Pierre Garcon returned to practice after missing the last two sessions and Thursday’s preseason opener with a hamstring strain. Meanwhile, fellow wideout DeSean Jackson, who is nursing a sprained ankle, returned in a limited...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Pierre Garcon returns to Redskins practice

Pierre Garcon has returned to practice for the Washington Redskins. The wide receiver missed the preseason opener and has been dealing with hamstring problems since the start of training camp. Washington believes he should be good to go from here on. Last season Garcon led the Redskins in targets but with the addition of Desean Jackson and an emerging Jordan Reed expect his numbers...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Injury Update: Garcon and DJax healthy but not active

As the NFL 2014 preseason began last Sunday with the Hall of Fame game, most of the rest of the 32 teams started last night. A majority of the teams' starters played in one, maybe two series as to prevent injuries and to let the players fighting for a rival spot to shine. The Washington Redskins were no exception of the rule, as their starting squad played only for a few minutes...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon played catch with fans prior to Thursday’s preseason game (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. It’s always great seeing players interact with fans. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post DeSean Jackson, Pierre Garcon played catch with fans prior to Thursday’s preseason game (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Garcon Dealing With Hamstring Injury, Will Miss Preseason Opener

Redskins receiver Pierre Garcon will miss the team's preseason opener Thursday against the Patriots due to a minor hamstring injury. SOURCE: csnwashington.comFantasy Spin:Garcon said if it was a regular season game he would play. The 27-year-old had 113 catches and 1,346 yards last season, but it took 184 targets to reach those numbers and he had just five touchdowns. He could...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins WR DeSean Jackson ranked 13th best in NFL, Pierre Garcon 16th

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 wide receivers in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s pass catcher not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of WRs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s wide...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Training Camp: Everything You Need to Know About Day 7

The Washington Redskins went to work with their seventh day of practicing (took one day off). Their preseason opener against the New England Patriots is one week away the emphasis has been on staying healthy, leading head coach Jay Gruden cut practice short. Day 7 had two scares as Trent Williams was kicked in the shin, meanwhile Jerry Rice, Jr. may have suffered a significant shoulder...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins rookie Zach Hocker regrets haircut

Zach Hocker couldn’t think of a funny skit to do in front of his Washington Redskins’ teammates, so he gave them another option. “I’ll cut my hair however you want to cut it,” Hocker told his 89 teammates Wednesday night, via ESPN.com. The place kicker now wishes that he would have just joined his fellow rookies in making a funny skit. No one ever said your rookie season...
Via Sports-Glory
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: early impressions of training camp

RGIII in the huddle last season with his teammates(photo credit zimbio.com) The Washington Redskins will break on Tuesday after 5 straight days of hard work in the grueling Virginia heat and humidity. Rome was not built in five days, so the question still remains, do the Skins have too many offensive weapons? Are there to many mouths to feed? How can Jay Gruden’s offense manage...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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